Burger & Masonta: TV white space for South Africa
The demand for radio spectrum has continued to grow in recent years. Fortunately, technology has continued to evolve. Modern wireless devices use frequencies up to perhaps 10 GHz, with specialised microwave systems now operating as high as the E-band (around 80 GHz). Even higher frequencies, into the optical band, are being contemplated. This article provides background to the recent developments in policy formulation for TV whitespace wideband networks in South Africa.
Paper by Chris Burger and Dr. Moshe Masonta, CSIR Meraka Institute, attached in PDF.